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Dr. Erica Spears one of 15 national scholars to new well-being and inequality research training programBy Sally Crocker   Health inequality and systemic racism have long threatened the lives of African Americans. The COVID-19 pandemic and increased awareness of police violence in 2020 have intensified nationwide action toward solutions and change for traditionally underserved populations.    For health disparities researchers like HSC Assistant Professor Erica Spears, PhD, who has dedicated her career Read More »

Sep 22, 2020

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TCOM student makes overnight presentation to Thailand ConferenceBy Steven Bartolotta Life of a medical student is filled with many sleepless nights and early mornings, so when fourth-year Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine student Jennifer Archer had the opportunity to present to an audience halfway around the world, she was prepared.  Archer, along with TCOM Assistant Dean of Rural Medical Education Dr. John Gibson, gave Read More »

Sep 18, 2020

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HSC researcher receives $1.8 million grant for work on technology to enhance oral absorption of water-insoluble drugsXiaowei Dong, Associate Professor and P1 Curriculum Director at HSC College of Pharmacy, was recently awarded the Maximizing Investigators’ Resource Award (MIRA-R35) to continue her research into technologies that improve the effectiveness of oral drugs. Dr. Dong received the five-year, $1.8 million award from National Institutes of General Medical Sciences at the National Institutes of Health.  An estimated 40% of approved drugs and nearly 90% of the developmental pipeline Read More »

Sep 8, 2020

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TCOM Creates New Office of Medical Student SuccessBy Steven Bartolotta The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine is taking the next step to create a welcoming environment for all of its students with the creation of the Office of Medical Student Success. The office will be led by Dr. Rynn Ziller, who has been appointed Assistant Dean for Medical Student Success.  Melva Landrum, who had been the Assistant Director of Read More »

Sep 2, 2020

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HSC prioritizes microcredentials to enhance students’ career readinessBy Betsy Friauf At The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth (HSC), student career readiness is enhanced in myriad ways. One of the latest is microcredentialing. Microcredentials are competency-based, specialized certifications attesting that a student has mastered specific skills for a certain activity or procedure. Microcredentials are crucial and have been Read More »

Jul 15, 2020

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HSC offers first-ever Certificate in PharmacometricsBy Diane Smith The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth is offering students a new specialty certification that will give them a competitive edge in graduate school and the workforce. The Certificate in Pharmacometrics program, offered by the College of Pharmacy, is touted as a first of its kind. The application Read More »

Jun 25, 2020

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TCOM announces the creation of the Drs. Dralves and Jessica Edwards ScholarshipBy Steven Bartolotta To honor one of the pioneering families of its proud history, the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has announced the creation of the Drs. Dralves and Jessica Edwards Scholarship. Dr. Dralves Edwards was the first black student to graduate from TCOM in 1980, and 34 years later his daughter, Dr. Jessica Edwards, Read More »

Jun 19, 2020

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HSC webinar addresses unprecedented time in nursing leadership historyBy Sally Crocker The world is having some important conversations right now. The burden of COVID-19, especially on communities of color, has been heavy over the last several months. Health and social inequities, racism and basic human rights have taken center stage as problems that all citizens must address. In recent weeks, one of the Read More »

Jun 17, 2020

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Three TCOM students win Ricco Ethics ScholarshipBy Steven Bartolotta A trio of students from the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine were awarded scholarships in the seventh annual Nicholas and Anna Ricco Ethics Essay competition. The three students all drew from personal experience to craft their essays on ethics in the profession. TCOM first-year student Jillian Floyd captured first-place in the competition Read More »

May 19, 2020

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Best-selling author, healthcare leadership expert shares advice with MHA studentsBy Sally Crocker U.S. businessman, entrepreneur, author and leadership consultant Quint Studer told  a group of School of Public Health students that finding the right fit and being committed to their own personal and professional development are keys to a successful career. Eighty percent of failure in a job has to do with clarity, said Read More »

May 18, 2020